Creative United has partnered with Cause4 and the Arts Marketing Association to deliver a new business support programme for heritage organisations in England.
Cause4, a social enterprise and B-Corporation, has been awarded funding by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, to develop and deliver a business support programme for 150 small or medium sized heritage organisations across…
Creative United joins voices from across sector to ask DCMS to review guidance disparity between professional and amateur groups
Creative United is one of 52 signatories on Making Music’s letter to the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Oliver Dowden, asking for renewed thinking on the current guidance for amateur or leisure-time groups.
The guidance, published on 9 July, prohibits amateur groups or groups with amateur participants – unlike professionals – to…
Creative United has today launched its latest business support programme, Forge Fashion, delivered in partnership with Hive Collective, Stuart Balmer and Nigel Rust, and funded by Waltham Forest Council and Fashion District
The programme will help 30 of Waltham Forest’s fashion and textile businesses to thrive sustainably – both environmentally and financially – during Covid recovery…
Survey now live in search for Creative Freelancers as part of wider research in partnership with Coventry University
Creative United is excited to announce its partnership alongside Coventry City of Culture Trust, Northumberland County Council, Waltham Forest Borough Council and Warwick Institute of Employment Research, contributing to important research into the crucial contribution of freelancers to…
Applications are now open for the final edition of Creative United’s business support programme, Prosper North.
Launched in May 2019, Prosper North supports cultural heritage organisations across the North of England to increase their income, improve their business planning, strengthen their impact in their communities and be ready to access social investment from Key Fund’s Northern…
Creative United announce partnership with Nordicity and Waltham Forest Council to support the development of an Accredited Creative Enterprise Zone in Waltham Forest
Creative United announce partnership with Nordicity and Waltham Forest Council to support the development of an Accredited Creative Enterprise Zone.
Nordicity and Creative United are working in partnership with Waltham Forest Council to engage with local creatives and stakeholders over the next 3 months. The aim is to promote understanding of what a Creative Enterprise Zone…
Creative United welcomes 18 creative businesses to the fourth and final edition of the Forge business support programme
We are delighted to announce the fourth and final edition of the Forge business support programme, as we welcome 18, fantastic creative businesses to the Forge community.
Forge is a business support programme designed for freelancers, artists, makers, designers, producers, creative micro-enterprises and SMEs in the Blackhorse Lane Creative Enterprise Zone in the London Borough of Waltham…
COVID-19 Business Support: Are the Government’s Bounce Back loans the best option (yet) for small creative businesses?
Today (4 May 2020), the UK Government announce the details of its latest finance scheme to help British businesses through and out the other side of the Covid-19 lockdown – the Bounce Back Loans Scheme (BBLS). The question is, will this work for small creative and cultural businesses?
Following blog by Sarah Thirtle, Director of Business Support…
Next up in the Creative United x Somerset House business support webinar series, we look at top tips for leadership and team management during isolation.
Tune in to hear Andrew Evans, Director of Think Philanthropy and Consultant for Creative United, share insights into how best to manage your team during this time of uncertainty. He will…
Somerset House and Creative United are delighted to be joining forces to bring you a free online business support seminar looking at cash flow & budgeting for your business.
Tune in to hear business coach, Remi Harris discuss:
Basic budgeting skills to plan your personal and business finances
How to use cashflow forecasting to keep your…